Xi emphasizes innovation, reform

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, has stressed the importance of independent innovation and reform during the second day of his inspection tour in Shandong.

Foreign trade shows momentum

China's foreign trade surged 8.8 percent year-on-year to 11.63 trillion yuan (US$1.82 trillion) in the first five months of this year, customs data showed on Friday.

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​Reflections on 40th anniversary of China's opening up

​Reflections on 40th anniversary of China's opening up

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China completes drilling of deep borehole

China completes drilling of deep borehole

The deepest borehole to be drilled for scientific purposes by Asians-the first to penetrate a continental layer of strata from the earth's Cretaceous period-was completed in northeastern China on Saturday, four years after it began.

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Reform, opening up to better serve global growth

Reform, opening up to better serve global growth

Four decades after its reform and opening-up, populous China retains its allure as a huge, growing market and an investment destination while becoming a big source of investment.

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